Politi-quotes: The Week in One-Liners - NBC New York

Politi-quotes: The Week in One-Liners



    Under the Tucson Sun
    Vice President Joseph Biden typically makes news when he opens his mouth. And he's landed on this week's list of top quotes.

    The week's top ten quotes: 

    • "There will be no accompanying hand shake." - The ground rules at the University of New Mexico's graduation, where Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will deliver the commencement address. Hand sanitizer will also be available. (Source: Albuquerque Journal)
    • "Well, they ain't seen anybody as bad-ass as you guys." - VP Joe Biden to Navy personnel aboard the USS Ronald Reagan.
    • "Let me give you a disclaimer up front, which is it won't be as good as the first round of tea parties." - South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, tamping down expectations for Tea Party 2.0.
    • "As you look into the mirror tonight after the partying is done ..." - President Barack Obama, addressing graduating students at Arizona State University.
    • "But I want to protect not only the pastries but also the posterity of America and the world." - Chuck Norris, in his latest column.
    • "Instead, I drew Andy Warhol's 'fifteen minutes of fame' when my cell phone with its ringtone of Merengue music went off during the briefing." - Human Events' Joe Gizzi, explaining in his column about the trouble he got in this week when his phone rang during a White House press briefing.
    • "The Jonas Brothers! Oh, they have a book? My girls love the Jonas Brothers, but I don't think that they know that there's a book out about them, and I'm not going to tell them." - First Lady Michelle Obama at Ferebee-Hope Elementary School.
    • "Sarah Palin - now, don't laugh - is writing a book. Not just reading a book, writing a book." - MSNBC's Chris Matthews.
    • "And thanks to all of you for cheering a visitor. I didn't realize that was permitted in Yankee Stadium." - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, addressing graduating New York University students at Yankee Stadium.
    • "Dream Big. Work Hard. Learn Every Day. Enjoy Life. Be True to Yourself." - From the new book, "5 Principles for a Successful Life: From Our Family to Yours," co-authored by Newt Gingrich and his daughter, Jackie.